TMS Project Engineering Manager

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Date: 07-Mar-2023

Location: Bologna, BO, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:240221 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    


Traffic Management System is a key technology in the railway signaling business, providing a set of advanced features for railway traffic automation and regulation.

Most of the european railway operators are investing to create national/regional railway control centers. ALSTOM is one of the world wide leader in this market, since it has been awarded with some of the most strategical bids lately. The variety and complexity covers almost any request coming from the world of traffic control centers



Purpose of the Job

In close cooperation with the Project Manager and the Project Technical Manager, he/she has End to End accountability at TMS system level of QCD and Performance:

- from requirement analysis and allocation (for contractual requirements) up to global system acceptance by Customer (including T&C and certification / homologation),

- ensuring the management of configuration (as-designed, as-built, as-installed including retrofit management),

- ensuring integration of the various sub-systems, and coordinating system activities until project final acceptance.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or scientific subjects.


Technical Knowledge / Experience

Engineering background including project deployment full lifecycle view until commissioning

Hands-on experience on functional or hierarchical team management

Cost and planning control experience in engineering scope

Hands-on experience on Customer relationship in contractual situations

Products and services knowledge on Mainline market segment

Safety background

Fluent English language.


Behavioural and Technical  Skills / Competencies

  • Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)

  • Decision making ability

  • Analytical and critical thinking

  • Problem solving ability

  • Resilience.


TMS System Deployment and Integration Manager is in charge for:

  • manage the technical contractual scope of the project in front of the Customer:
    • be accountable for performance and the Customer acceptance of the project solution;
    • manage the project technical risks and the corresponding mitigation plan;
    • together with the Project Manager and the Project Technical Manager, in case of contractual scope evolution, rise variation order and manage it;
    • identify which are the applicable regulations in the Customer country/city and ensure they are taken into account in project solution design;
    • ensure that all the requirements of the contract are fully addressed throughout the project lifecycle, from the capture stage up to the demonstration;
  • lead the project TMS solution deployment and ensure operational coordination of all project activities related to TMS System deployment and integration:
    • define the Engineering Strategy, formalize it inside the SyEMP and ensure its deployment;
    • act as a chairman of Project Change Control Board (CCB);
    • be accountable for SDIM Work Packages QCDP, ensuring application of safety and cybersecurity principles;
    • provide all technical documents to the project core team members for the industrialisation, sourcing, installation, test and commissioning (product BOQ, architecture schematics, ...);
    • be accountable for project documentation approval by Customer, and support sub-system managers and engineering leaders for sub-system documentation approval;
  • coordinate the engineering team and manage interfaces:
    • allocate Task(s) across Project Engineering team and ensure engineering activities follow-up;
    • together with Domain / Metier Leaders and site Project Engineering Metier / Domain Department Heads, define the project engineering team organization according to the project phase (and as defined in the EMP);
    • manage and participate in the evaluation of the project engineering team;
    • share Environment, Health and Security (EHS) rules with project engineering team (receiving inputs from PM/Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager);
    • provide support to the Project Technical Manager on execution of technical activities onshore when applicable;
    • during project warranty, coordinate actions to support resolution of pending technical issues following Project Warranty Manager (PrWM) requirements, including RAM data analysis for Reliability Growth;
    • support PrQSM to consolidate the REX of the Project and DFQ process;
    • support site Project Engineering Domain/Metiers Department Head to define/perform knowledge capitalization;
    • promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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